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2015 Terrel H. Bell Award Recipients

The Bell Award, named for the former U.S. Secretary of Education, recognizes outstanding school leaders. Principals nominated for this award are committed to fostering successful teaching and learning at their schools. The 2015 awardees are:

Video Interviews with the 2015 Terrel H. Bell Awardees

The seven 2015 Bell awardees for Outstanding Leadership generously devoted some of their time at the ceremony to share the experiences as school leaders. “Introductions” introduces the seven; in “Leadership” they offer their definitions of the term; in “‘Aha'” Moments” they recall a moment when they “got” the essence of their work. “Leadership Challenges” details challenges specific to each school and principal; “Advice” offers counsel to new principals. Click on each video to play. Download transcripts for Introductions, Leadership, Aha! Moments, Leadership Challenges, and Advice to a New Principal (pdfs).

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